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Cathay Pacific to fly weekly between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh
Abu Dhabi, April 25 (IANS/WAM) Cathay Pacific Airways will launch a new weekly passenger service between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, the Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has said.

Thursday, April 25, 2013 3:21:37 AM

Eight pupils killed in South Africa bus crash
Cape Town, April 24 (IANS) Eight scholchildren were killed and 25 injured when their bus overturned in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 5:39:09 PM

Kanoria industries setting up denim plant in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, April 24 (IANS) Kanoria African Textiles Plc, a subsidiary of India's Kanoria Chemicals & Industries, is setting up a denim fabric manufacturing plant that will be a first for Ethiopia and East Africa and will create 350 jobs, mainly for Ethiopians.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:49:06 PM

Ghana's new oil field to produce 76,000 barrels per day
Accra, April 24 (IANS) Oil production from Ghana's Tweneboa Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) oil field is expected to be 76,000 barrels per day and 50 million standard cubic feet of gas at peak production, state owned Ghana National Petroleum Corporation said here.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:07:10 PM

Egyptian ex-minister jailed for 25 years
Cairo, April 24 (IANS/AKI) A court in Cairo has sentenced Egypt's former minister of finance Youssef Boutros Ghali to 25 years in prison for squandering public funds.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 6:21:09 AM

Etihad Airways gets locally-financed aircraft
Abu Dhabi, April 24 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has taken delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft financed by a local bank.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:17:04 AM

Chinese 'Be Safe' condoms found unsafe in Ghana
Accra (Ghana), April 23 (IANS) China has again hit the news in Ghana for all the wrong reasons. The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has uncovered a large quantity of poor quality and substandard condoms that were imported from a Chinese company.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:19:09 PM

South Africa needs more trade with other BRICS members
Johannesburg, April 22 (IANS) More trade with other BRICS countries will help South Africa recover from the global economic crisis, the South African Reserve Bank said in a statement, reported Xinhua.

Monday, April 22, 2013 8:00:38 PM

UAE, France discuss cultural relations
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have held discussions over cultural relations and explored ways to strengthen them, particularly in arts and literature.

Monday, April 22, 2013 7:48:35 AM

Tunisia qualifies for Group I of Fed Cup
Tunis, April 21 (IANS) Tunisia's women team qualified for Group I of the Europe/Africa tennis Fed Cup after beating Lithuania 2-0 in Montenegro.

Sunday, April 21, 2013 3:22:27 PM

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